Shona (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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Mugabe (2019)

130 min | Action, Biography, Drama

Mugabe rises from being a prisoner to power as a guerrilla fighter but gradually becomes the world's top tyrant. After four decades in power his allies do the unexpected.

Director: Robert O. Peters | Stars: Jackie Appiah, Dhlodhlo Charity, Mzembi Charles, Adam Chasema

The Night of the Askari (1976)

R | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A colonial police officer in Rhodesia hunts down the albino terrorist who raped and murdered his fiancée.

Director: Jürgen Goslar | Stars: Christopher Lee, James Faulkner, Horst Frank, Sybil Danning

Votes: 202

Mugabe and the White African (2009)
77 metascore

Mugabe and the White African (2009)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

An intimate and moving account of one family's extraordinary courage in the face of overwhelming injustice and brutality.

Directors: Lucy Bailey, Andrew Thompson

Votes: 871 | Gross: $0.00M

Democrats (2014)
88 metascore

Democrats (2014)

100 min | Documentary

In politically unstable Zimbabwe, a new constitution is being put together by the ruling party of strongman Robert Mugabe and the divided opposition. Various political, local and personal interests are bogging the process down.

Director: Camilla Nielsson | Stars: Paul Mangwana, Robert Mugabe, Douglas Mwonzora, Morgan Tsvangirai

Votes: 290

Kongo (1997)

50 min | Drama, History

Guy Moeyaert is a well-meaning colonial official in a jungle district of the Belgian Congo in the last years of white colonial rule, after the Second World War, a paternalistic system where... See full summary »

Stars: Lucas Van den Eynde, Karen van Parijs, Guy Van Sande, Dennis Rudge

Votes: 83

House of Children

60 min | Documentary | Completed

A glimpse of life as seen through children at a Zimbabwean care initiative.

Director: Daniel Drema

Zimbabwe (2008)

84 min | Drama

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Director: Darrell Roodt | Stars: Kudzai Chimbaira, Farai Veremu, Natasha Gandi, Mildred Chipuriro

Votes: 28

iThemba (2010)

72 min | Documentary

Their country is bankrupt. Their bodies are broken. Neighbors consider them cursed. But in music, eight disabled Zimbabweans dared to hope.

Director: Elinor Burkett

Votes: 11

Blind Ambition (II)

Documentary | Post-production

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Directors: Robert Coe, Warwick Ross

The Struggle for Freedom (2020)

Action, Drama, History | Pre-production

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Directors: Rany Naser, King Nhondo

Black President (2015)

86 min | Documentary

Exiled Zimbabwean artist Kudzanai Chiurai's demons come to life as he tries to flee South Africa following various fractious experiences in the Johannesburg art scene.

Director: Mpumelelo Mcata | Stars: Kudzanai Chiurai, Melissa Goba, Zaki Ibrahim, Lindiwe Matshikiza

Votes: 5


Action, Adventure, Thriller | Announced

A fiery-eyed tomboy flees ruthless traffickers only to find the leader's son a stowaway in her car. Relentlessly chased across South Africa, she must choose between the boy's life or her own.

Star: Lars Arentz-Hansen

Somewhere Between Now and Then (2014)


A documentary about the Zimbabwe War of Liberation (Rhodesian Bush War/ Second Chimurenga 1964-1980). We explore the average man's journey through this conflict and try to explain how men ... See full summary »

Tanyaradzwa (2005)

70 min

Tanyaradzwa (Kudakwashe Maradzika) is an intelligent, outgoing girl from a rich, loving family. Life seems perfect until one night, during dinner, her nine-month secret is revealed with the... See full summary »

Director: Tawanda Gunda Mupengo | Stars: Rukudzo Chadzamira, Tongayi Chirisa, Kudakwashe Maradzika, Emmanuel Mbrirmi

Votes: 6

Kushata KweMoyo (2018)


A character driven drama about a vengeful housewife whose world is turned upside down when her once abusive step sister pays her an unexpected visit.

Director: Shem Zemura | Stars: Alaika Bhasikolo, Gamuchirai Duve, Kudzai Musungo, Kudzai Carmene Musungo

The Tunnel (I) (2010)

25 min | Short, Drama

1980s, Matabeleland, Zimbabwe. The Tunnel follows young Elizabeth, nicknamed "Rabbit" because of her love of making up tall stories. When she arrives at a guerrilla camp desperate for help,... See full summary »

Director: Jenna Cato Bass | Stars: Mveleli Jela, Tyrone Keogh, Kudakwashe Maradzika, Patricia Matongo

Votes: 27

Forbidden Fruit (2001)

30 min | Short, Documentary

Two women from a village in Zimbabwe are in love with each other although one is married.

Director: Sue Maluwa-Bruce

Votes: 9

Mangwana (1997)

27 min | Short

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Director: Manu Kurewa

A fly in the ointment (2016)

34 min | Short, Drama

Tapiwa is generally minding his own business when he comes across Sylvia. He falls for her, with tragic consequences for everyone he holds dear.

Director: Tafadzwa Mucheri | Stars: Tonderai Mandaza, Cindy Munyavi, Nothando Nobengula

Accidental Small House (2018)

83 min | Drama, Romance

Chipo discovers an affair her husband is having with a young mistress and meets her behind his back. They develop a friendship and embark on a plan to punish him.

Director: Denise Edwards | Stars: Lindiwe Dhlakama, Shaun Mundawarara, Sam Ndlovu

Far from Yesterday (2015)

71 min | Drama

A thug impregnates a young girl and abandons her at his homestead, in hopes of burying the implications of his actions. But what do you do if a resurrected past knocks on your door?

Director: Charles Mugaviri Jr. | Stars: Ammara Brown, Denise Edwards, Hannah Madzikanda

My Lady-Ruva Rangu

Drama | Post-production

When a young student who resorted to prostitution to complete her education meets a heartbroken struggling businessman, the two begin an uncharted relationship that is full of misconceptions.

Director: Nick Zemura | Stars: Nick Zemura, Gamu Duve, Fochi Perezu, Vusa Dzimwasha

Memory Book (2009)

20 min | Documentary, Short

In Zimbabwe, Plan International, carries out their "Memory book" project, that assists HIV-positive mothers to write books in order to transmit their thoughts, experiences and feelings to ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Iwen

Simukai, Stand Up and Be Counted (1994)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Simon Atkins

There We Were

Drama | Announced

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Director: Kyle St John Peters | Star: Kyle St John Peters

Night Stop (2002)

52 min | Documentary

In the middle of Mozambique truckers stop for the night at a small village where local girls are waiting for customers.

Director: Licínio Azevedo

The Members (2007 TV Movie)

57 min | Drama

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Directors: Brett Newton, Howard Ritter, Dustin Young | Stars: Felton Perry, June Carryl, Mirron E. Willis, Brooke Conley

Something Nice from London (2015)

60 min | Drama

Tensions rise in Harare as the Chikwiro family await the arrival of their dead son Peter from London.

Director: Nick Marcq | Stars: Memory Bususo, Munya Chidzonga, Lovewell Chisanga, Rumbidzai Karize

Spell My Name (2006)

24 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Tawanda Gunda Mupengo | Stars: Conchita Dzapasi, Fadzai Mavhunga, Aaron Chiundura Moyo

Votes: 8

Xiii - Tai - Legend (2019)

Short, Drama

In the heart of Los Angeles, a delusional rapper tries to make his mark, in the EDM hall of fame. But his father stands in his way, in a bid to save his son from repeating a terrible mistake.

Director: Jonathan Samukange | Stars: Jessica Vollhardt, Madison Alamia, Jerreal Ricks-Simpson, Gigi James

The Bag on My Back (2013)


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Director: Tapiwa Chipfupa

Killer October (2005)

15 min | Short, Fantasy

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Director: Garth Meyer

Tanyaradzwa (2009)

186 min | Documentary

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Director: Alberte Pagán | Star: Tanyaradzwa

Pamvura (2005)

Short, Drama

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Director: Tsitsi Dangarembga | Stars: Kudzai Chimbaira, Daniel Maphosa

The Many Moods of Sniper (2011)

29 min | Documentary, Short

A glimpse into the career of Zimbabwean dance hall artiste Sniper Storm.

Director: Allen Daura | Stars: Wallace Chirumiko, Allen Daura, Discord, Pauline Gundidza

Chauya Chauya - A Risky Life (2012)

69 min | Documentary

Documentary about how a group of women survive on the streets of Zimbabwe.

Director: A.a.V. Amasi

Shungu: The Resilience of a People (2009)


Shungu is a compelling narrative of the strategies ordinary people use to survive in Zimbabwe today. The filmmaker takes us on a personal journey offering a rare, intimate insight as the ... See full summary »

Director: Saki Mafundikwa

Roki's Road (2011)

26 min | Documentary, Short

A look into the world of Legendary Zimbabwe urban groover Roki.

Director: Allen Daura | Stars: Bkay & Kazz, Wallace Chirumiko, Allen Daura, Jusa Dementor

No News from Harare

29 min | Documentary, Short, Drama | Post-production

A cutting edge account of Mugabe's Zimbabwe: political persecution in the guise of democracy, by Wendy Dent - guest-speaker on Zimbabwe at Harvard, Columbia, Stanford, UC Berkeley and USC. ... See full summary »

Director: Wendy Dent